A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Revenge is a Dish Best Served Bold

The year 2021 is the 80th anniversary of "a date which will live in infamy," the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. In this session, author Dan Hampton will discuss his book "Operation Vengeance" and the killing of the man who planned the mission for the Imperial Navy.

Dan Hampton

Dan Hampton is a New York Times best-selling author and retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel. Among other decorations, he has been awarded a Purple Heart and four Distinguished Flying Crosses with Valor during his 20-year career as a fighter pilot, and is a graduate of the elite USAF Fighter Weapons School....


Chasing The Demon: A Secret History Of The Quest For The Sound Barrier, And The Band Of American Aces Who Conquered It

History / Biography
August 2018
ISBN 9780062688729
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Operation Vengeance
The Astonishing Aerial Ambush That Changed World War II
Dan Hampton
History / Biography
HarperCollins Publishers
August 2020
ISBN 9780062938091
Hardcover, 448 pages
$28.99, INSTORE
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